6 fun things to do over the Easter weekend

Easter is always an exciting time and spending time with family makes the holidays even more meaningful, so we’ve compiled a list of things to do so you can focus on creating memories. By Thobeka Phanyeko

From Easter egg hunting, to enjoying a family Easter lunch, there’s lots do this Easter weekend.

ALSO SEE: 6 places to go Easter egg hunting with the kids

Free Easter fun at The Kids Shack

When: 20  22 April

Where: Blue Route Ball, Cape Town

What’s happening: Little ones can enjoy an hour of play at this awesome indoor play venue. If your tot is amongst the first 70 children, she’ll have the opportunity to take part in the free Easter craft activity. The Easter Bunny will be making an appearance on the 22nd so don’t miss the opportunity to meet him, he might just have a special treat for your little one. For more information click here.

Easter Sunday Buffet Lunch

When: 21 April, 1pm – 3:30pm

Where: Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers

What’s happening: Make the most of the Easter holidays and spend the afternoon with family over a scrumptious buffet lunch. You deserve a break too mommy! For bookings, call 021 525 3888 or email crystal.capetown.sales@marriotthotels.com

Easter High Tea

When: 22 April

Where: Piccolo Mondo at the Michelangelo, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton

What’s happening: You’re in for a treat on Easter Monday at this event that’s all about indulging your sweet tooth. You’ll spend the afternoon tucking into delicious treats in the company of other families and like-minded people. Booking is essential, call 011 282 7463 or email michbanq1@legacyhotels.co.za.

Easter egg hunt and day/night market

When: 20 April

Where: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, Roodepoort

What’s happening: Head to this picturesque venue for a different kind of family outing, and soak up the best of nature while you browse the different stalls at the market. Your kids can look forward to an exciting line-up, including arts and crafts as well as an Easter egg hunt. They’ll enjoy the thrill of following different clues to find the hidden treasure. Food and drinks will also be for sale. For more information, visit the Easter Egg Hunt and Day/ Night Market Facebook page.

Easter Sunday with Durban Country Club

When: 21 April

Where: Durban Country Club

What’s happening: Spend the afternoon at this beautiful venue and tuck into a scrumptious Sunday buffet lunch. The menu includes delectable treats and kids of all ages can look forward to an action-packed day with loads of entertainment on offer. Little ones will particularly love the Easter egg hunt. For bookings, email porters@durbancountryclub.co.za or call 031 313 1777.

Easter Eggstravaganza

When: 18 and 21 April

Where: Golden Hours Family Market, Durban

What’s happening: Young and old are invited to partake in the moonlit Easter egg hunt with lots of treats on offer. This is a first of its kind and the Easter Bunny will be making a special appearance on Sunday, so don’t miss out! For more information, visit the Easter Eggstravaganza Facebook page.

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